Nebraska - LB504 - 2017

Relating to wind energy; to amend sections 66-901 and 66-902, Revised Statutes Cumulative Supplement, 2016; to change and provide legislative findings; to provide for a moratorium on industrial development of wind energy projects as prescribed; to provide for a special task force and a report to the Legislature; to harmonize provisions; and to repeal the original sections.

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 07-11-2017
Status: Introduced
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Actions (4)

  • 01-18-2017 - Date of introduction
  • 01-20-2017 - Referred to Natural Resources Committee
  • 01-24-2017 - Groene name added
  • 01-24-2017 - Notice of hearing for March 01, 2017

News (2)

Nebraska Farmers Union Testifies Against Wind Moratorium Legislation - WNAX
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Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:30:06 GMT

The Nebraska Unicameral's Natural Resources Committee took testimony Wednesday on LB 504, calling for a two year moratorium on wind development in 13 counties in the Sand Hills area of the state. Both the Nebraska Farmers Union and Chamber of Commerce ...

Lawmakers kill bill allowing private energy developers to compete in Nebraska's public power-only market - Omaha World-Herald
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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 19:08:16 GMT

Meanwhile, the committee declined to kill a bill that would place a two-year moratorium on wind development in the Sand Hills to allow for a cooling-off period and more study on the contentious issue. LB 504, sponsored by Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon ...

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